Seven Minutes In Heaven Page 40
And then I felt myself drifting, slowly detaching from the world I\'d always known. For a split second, panic shot through me. I wasn\'t ready. I didn\'t want to leave them. But then my eyes fell on the tree, on our little silver stars. Laurel had hung hers just below Emma\'s. I understood then. We were a constellation. We would always be together.
I turned toward Emma, the twin sister I never got to meet in person, who\'d lived my life and brought me peace, even though it had nearly cost her everything. ’’Thank you,’’ I whispered.
In the reflection of the stars, I saw my form glowing brilliant silver-gold, getting brighter and brighter until I couldn\'t even look at myself. I was turning into energy, pure and vibrant. I took a last look at my family, my constellation, beautiful and bright.
’’Remember me,’’ I said, knowing they would. And then, as fast as a shooting star, I was gone.